Tag: France

Weighing the Hearts of the Dead

In this age of fast zombies and vampires sparkling in the sun, maybe it’s time to remember the overlooked, the eternally cursed, the bandaged, leathery and passionate undead: mummies. Mummies are all about undying love. Not only does the resurrected Imhotep try to bring his dead love back to […]

Vive La Difference!

Britain and France have a long history together. Okay, much of that history consists of having wars with one another. But if you look at the past as a whole, having wars is pretty much what Britain did. First, it fought at home, its various tribes jockeying for […]

Confessions of the B-Masters Cabal

The B-masters confess movies they haven’t seen. “My viewing of Zombie Lake was one of those events that lead you to question everything in your life that has lead up to it. I wouldn’t necessarily say that it was a “where did I go wrong” moment, because many […]

3 Trailers from Twitch

It’s Twitch round-up time. Supporting martial artists Mike B. and Russell Wong take the lead kneeing and kicking people in the chest in Thanapon Maliwan’s The Sanctuary. Lee Byung-Hun, Kimura Takuya and Josh Hartnett go to Hong Kong and walk the line between the police and organized crime […]

What’s Johnnie To Up To?

You know how Johnnie To said he was taking a break after releasing Sparrow? He didn’t. He’s got two films coming up. I’m nervous about Vengeance starring French actor/singer Johnny Hallyday. I’m excited about Death of a Hostage because of Lau Ching-Wan. (And, yes, that looks like the […]

Yellow Peril

I’ve learned something reading Terry and the Pirates:  There’s no way around the yellow peril in the Golden Age. Good comics sometimes have racist renderings in them.